• Centre allocates Rs 145 cr for cultural activities in Northeast
Centre allocates Rs 145 cr for cultural activities in Northeast.
13 Aug, 2015. \\ Business.

The Centre has allocated over Rs 145 crore for carrying out various cultural activities in the Northeastern region this year, the Parliament was informed."In order to undertake these activities in the...

  • Assam urges for Central help to e-governance projects
Assam urges for Central help to e-governance projects.
12 Aug, 2015. \\ Business.

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has urged Union Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad for Central financial assistance to e-governance projects to realise the declared goal of a digital......

  • Maggi noodles exceeded lead content, violated labelling rules
Maggi noodles exceeded lead content, violated labelling rules.
11 Aug, 2015. \\ Business.

Nestle India was asked to recall Maggi noodles as its samples were found to be containing more than permissible limits of lead and were also violating the labelling requirement, Government today said....

  • Wagh Bakri mulling to buy 10 tea gardens in Assam
Wagh Bakri mulling to buy 10 tea gardens in Assam.
10 Aug, 2015. \\ Business.

Gujarat-based Wagh Bakhri Tea Group is planning to buy up to 10 tea gardens in Assam and is in the process of creating a corpus of around Rs 250 crore to fund the acquisitions, a top company official ......

  • Maggi samples fail test in Lucknow lab: Food safety official
Maggi samples fail test in Lucknow lab: Food safety official.
9 Aug, 2015. \\ Business.

Maggi sales have plunged in the country since laboratory tests showed the noodles contained lead at levels far higher than the legal minimum. (Photo: Flickr - Tahir Hashmi)Five more samples of instant...

  • Assam focuses on roads, rural development: Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi
Assam focuses on roads, rural development: Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.
8 Aug, 2015. \\ Business.

The Assam government has intensified focus on road and communication infrastructure development and stimulated rural development in the state, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said."Since 2001 the present g......

  • Rs 975 crore for DoNER's various northeast projects, says Jitendra Singh
Rs 975 crore for DoNER's various northeast projects, says Jitendra Singh.
7 Aug, 2015. \\ Business.

An amount of Rs 975 crore under the Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) scheme has been allocated to the DoNER ministry for fiscal 2015-16 to fund various projects, DoNER Minister Jitendra ...

  • 12 new railway lines being constructed in Northeast
12 new railway lines being constructed in Northeast.
4 Aug, 2015. \\ Business.

Work on 12 new railway lines with a total length of 1,248 km is being taken up in the northeast, an official statement said on Tuesday."Against a national average of 20 km per 1,000 sq km railway netw......